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Slew Drives

Slew Drives

rothe erde® slew drives with ball bearing and worm screw in a housing structure.

Slew Drives

Slew drives are ready-to-mount modules which are capable of transmitting forces and high torques. rothe erde® slew drives consist of a ball bearing and a worm screw enclosed by a housing structure. Possible applications for rothe erde® slew drives are machines in the construction, agriculture and forestry industries.

rothe erde® slew drives are modular power drives and they standout through their compact design. The robust slewing bearing precisely meshes with the worm gear and secures an optimal transfer of forces and high output torque. Our design and manufacturing experience guarantees an innovative product with a low overall height and reliable operation.

Our rothe erde® slew drives provide a complete, ready-to-mount solution. Procurement and mounting of several components is no longer necessary. The global presence of thyssenkrupp rothe erde provides you worldwide access to the most popular standard dimensions with quick lead times. Thanks to versatile interfaces you get the highest flexibility for the connection of a hydraulic or electric motor, brake and sensors.

The enclosed housing guarantees a sustainable, low-maintenance operation without loss of lubrication, as well as protection against environmental influences.

Due to their compact design, rothe erde® slew drives are well suited for usage in the construction, agriculture and forestry industries. Examples are loading cranes, aerial working platforms, as well as steering systems for special vehicles.

Technical features

Marking Value
Specification subject to change without notice.

Raceway diameter

222 mm bis 640 mm

Max. output torque

bis max. 43.000 Nm


bis max. 250 kg



Temperature range

-20°C bis +40°C


gekapselte Einheit, einreihige Kugeldrehverbindung

Slewing range


For more information please visit thyssenkrupp rothe erde Germany GmbH.

Slew Drives

Slew Drives